January 31, 2017 by Lydia Syson
The new Sky Pony edition of That Burning Summer will be on the shelves of American bookshops from today, in beautiful hardback, introducing a whole new set of readers to the tensions, excitement and quirks of life in Britain in World War 2. Invasion, spyfever, fear of flying, pacifism, betrayal…and love, all in a corner of England so close to France you could hear the fighting across the channel: Romney Marsh, often referred to as the Fifth Continent.
This new edition doesn’t just have a striking new cover. It’s got a whole new penultimate keep reading
Category Blog | Tags: americanisation, An Awfully Big Blog Adventure, Keren David, NetGalley, new chapter, Sky Pony, That Burning Summer, US publication
December 14, 2012 by Lydia Syson
Tucked into a corner of King’s Cross Station, just beside the sign for Platform 9-and-3/4, there’s a newish bookshop called Watermark which is well worth seeking out. Thanks to Laura, its fantastically enthusiastic children’s bookseller, that’s where just over half my writing group kicked off this year’s Christmas celebrations last night.
Category Blog | Tags: Adventure Walks, Atticus Claw, Guinea Pigs Online, Jewish Socialist, Keren David, New Books, Platform 9 3/4, review, Village Books, Watermark, Wrtiers' Forum